Skip to content
Bishop's Blog
18
Dic
2019
Approaching Christmas

Christmas is Nearly Here With only a week until we celebrate the joyous occasion of our Lord’s birth, I am sure you are all very busy with your preparations. Please …

Read More
Bishop's Blog
11
Dic
2019
Service to the Church

  December 13 marks the 50th anniversary of the priestly ordination of our Holy Father Pope Francis. Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic …

Read More
Bishop's Blog
4
Dic
2019
Entering This Season of Advent

A Message for Advent Advent is a season of joyful preparation for, and expectation of, the coming of Christ into our lives, our homes, and our world. Advent is a …

Read More
Bishop's Blog
27
Nov
2019
Beyond the Diocese

November has been an unusually busy travel time for me. Earlier this month, the 2019 ad limina visit with Pope Francis brought me to Rome. The following week, for the …

Read More
Bishop's Blog
20
Nov
2019
Reflecting on the Power of Beauty and Balance

Celebrating Mass at St. John Lateran   My recent ad limina visit in Rome included the great honor of being the celebrant of a Mass in the Basilica of St John Lateran. …

Read More
Bishop's Blog
13
Nov
2019
A Special Visit with Pope Francis

My Meeting with Pope Francis     This was my third ad limina visit, and probably I would say the best one. Although Pope Francis was detained in joining us, …

Read More
Bishop's Blog
6
Nov
2019
Ad Limina Visit with Pope Francis

  This week I am in Rome, with about twenty of my fellow Region I Bishops, for our ad limina visit with Pope Francis. As faithful people, we are called …

Read More
Bishop's Blog
30
Oct
2019
Celebrating Priests, Peace, and Saints

  As October (Respect Life month) comes to a close, I wanted to take this opportunity to share one of our Diocese’s most valuable commodities — our retired priests and …

Read More
Bishop's Blog
21
Oct
2019
Launching Bishop da Cunha’s New Blog: Building Faith

  This week, I would like to introduce my new blog, Building Faith. This blog is not only the fruit of the diocesan Rebuilding in Faith and Hope initiative but …

Read More